John Adams – Photo by Margaretta Mitchell

This week: concerts in New York (June 29 – July 5, 2015)

Ensemble LPR

The program will feature the world premiere of Solstice, a new work by composer David Handler, who is Co-Founder of (Le) Poisson Rouge and Founding Executive & Artistic Director of Ensemble LPR; John Adams’ Shaker Loops (1983); W. A. Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 23 in A major, K 488 (1786); and Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4 (1899, revised 1943).
Tuesday, June 30 at 7:30 PM
Central Park, Naumburg Shell, New York, NY
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KT new Sextet at Korzo

Ken Thomson (Bang on a Can All-Stars, Slow/Fast, Gutbucket, Asphalt Orchestra—are we missing anything?!) premieres a new set of music for a new sextet: Composed but relying heavily on the (great) improv skills of the players.
Tuesday, June 30 at 9pm
Korzo, 667 5th Ave, New York, New York 11215
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You & Who | Founders

New York-based band Founders will release its debut album, You & Who, featuring original songs and arrangements by members Ben Russell, Brandon Ridenour, and Hamilton Berry, and will be celebrating with an album release concert at Rockwood Music Hall.
Thursday, July 2 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $10
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St.
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